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Bantamweight contender Brittany Sims signs for King’s Promotions

King’s Promotions has signed bantamweight contender Brittany Sims to a promotional contract.

Sims, 33 years-old (She turns 33 today) of Salem, Oregon is the NABF and WBA Continental bantamweight champion and is currently ranked number-eight by the WBA.

Sims is 4-3 with two knockouts and is coming off a career best win when she won the aforementioned titles on may 20th with a majority decision over defending champion Mikenna Tansley.

“We are very happy to have Brittany with King’s Promotions. She has fought her last two bouts on our shows and has shown that she has what it takes to be a champion. Brittany also adds to our growing roster of quality fighters, and she will be defending her titles very soon,” said Marshall Kauffman of King’s Promotions.

“I am very excited about signing with Kings because my Dad and I were the only ones. I always wanted to get signed by a promoter. King’s was one that I wanted to sign with. I am blessed by this opportunity. I wasn’t expecting to sign with anyone. I was surprised that Marshall offered me the opportunity. The next fight will be a big eye opener for me. Beating Mikenna boosted me up to become a world title contender,” said Sims.

Sims began boxing at the age of 21. Sims was a Track and Field athlete who ran the 400-hurdles at Marietta (OH) College and Eastern Oregon, switched over to combat sports when studying to be a corrections officer. Sims and her sister started training in MMA, for which Brittany is 2-0 as a professional MMA fighter. Brittany is 100% focused on boxing, but still does MMA training.

Sims has 15 amateur boxing fights, and also works in the registration in the Emergency Room at a hospital in Oregon.

Sims is managed and trained by her father Gay Sims Jr.

Sims is the latest high-quality fighter under the King’s Promotions banner. King’s Promotions led Alycia Baumgardner to the undisputed junior lightweight title. Sims joins Mikenna Tansley, Danielle Perkins, recent world title challenger Elhem Mekhaled, Amy Salinas and Alexis Mones as King’s Promotions fighters.